January 25, 2022

Total community involvement essential to fighting the Aedes aegypti mosquito

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By Caribbean Public Health Agency PRESS RELEASE – “Community participation is critical to the success of any programme designed to eliminate breeding sites of the Aedes aegypti mosquito. Efforts are doomed to failure if even one household is negligent.” So said Dr C James Hospedales, Executive Director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), as […]

CARPHA continues to appeal to persons to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes

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PRESS RELEASE – The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is again urging persons to take every precaution to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes. Earlier this month, CARPHA had confirmed five (5) case of Zika virus in a territory of the Caribbean Community. Zika is a viral disease, transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the same […]

Annual Healthcare Conference to focus on chronic non-communicable diseases

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The prevalence of chronic non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity, cancer and heart disease is worryingly on the rise in the western hemisphere. Organisers of the fifth annual Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference, have therefore decided to choose CNCDs to be the focus of this year’s event to be held at The Ritz-Carlton from Thursday […]